FRIED DILL PICKLES

We are experiencing a heatwave across the country, it is very important that you stay hydrated.  Drinking pickle juice is a holistic ole country method to stay hydrated.  Every athletic should carry a cool jar of pickle juice to stay hydrated and to ward off and relieve muscle cramps. According to Bioscience, pickle juice can promote…

RICE PUDDING

As a youngster, I never had rice with sugar.  My father said it is wrong to add sugar to rice. My sisters are significantly younger than I am, they had rice cereal and rice pudding.  You can’t imagine the shock when I saw them eating sweet rice!  I had rice pudding, for the first time…

VEGETARIAN SANDWICH

The secret to a delicious sandwich is the bread.  The star should be the ingredients on the inside but know none of that will equate to a delicious, yummy, mouth-watering, savory,  scrumptious sandwich if you do not have the best bread. VEGETARIAN SANDWICH Crusty sourdough baguette loaf, green goddess salad dressing, Greek yogurt, thinly sliced beefeater…

FRIED CORN ON THE COB

  My mother would prepare fried cream corn.  My paternal Grandma would prepare fried corn on the cob.  Both are delicious! Love is sharing; therefore, I am gonna share my Grandma’s recipe with you.  Grandma made up her own fry batter, I’m buying mine. FRIED CORN ON THE COB 1 cup seasoned crispy fish fry,…

CHILAQUILES

Chilaquiles is a traditional breakfast or brunch dish in Pacoima.  I grew up in Pacoima, California. Pacoima is the Land of Dreams located in the San Fernando Valley. Crystal Jackson has written a documentary on Pacoima. Check out my home town at Pacoima Stories.  Here is my world-renowned chilaquiles recipe. CHILAQUILES First things first, cut 5-6…

LOWER 9TH WARD OYSTER PO BOY

I should be posting a picture of the oyster loaf, but this recipe is all about my Grandmother Emma; therefore, I am posting her picture. HISTORY OF THE PO BOY SANDWICH The Po Boy is a submarine type sandwich coined and created in New Orleans by Benny and Clovis Martin (originally from Raceland, Louisiana), former streetcar…

LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE

LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE 1 pound large dried elbow macaroni, 1 stick salted butter, 4 cups evaporated milk, 1/4 cup flour, 1 (4 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened, 2 1/2 cups Colby cheese, grated, 1 cup Monterey jack cheese, grated,  1/2 cup pepper jack cheese, grated, 1 pound cooked lobster meat, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg,…

LOADED POTATOES

LOADED POTATO Get out several russet potatoes, wash them and wrap them in aluminum foil, tucking the end and squeezing the foil until tight.  Add the potatoes to a heavy pot and cover them with water, bring to a boil then cover the pot. When catering one of the toughest jobs is serving hot food,…

STREET CORN DIP

STREET CORN DIP 1  (15oz.) cans Mexicorn, drained, 1 (7 oz.) can whole kernel white corn, drained, 4 ounces pepper jack cheese, grated, 4 ounces cream cheese, softened, 1 (4 oz.) can roasted red bell pepper, drained, 2 large fresh jalapenos, minced, 1/4 cup red onions, chopped, 1/8 cup red and green bell peppers, chopped, 2 green…

JACQUE ROSE BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN

JAQUE ROSE BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN NOTE:  This dish is dedicated to my brothers Bubby, Floyd and my sister Pat they are my chicken leg eaters 3 cups low-fat buttermilk, 1 large egg, beaten, 3 teaspoons chicken bouillon,  1 1/2 teaspoons white pepper, 2 teaspoons onion powder, 2 teaspoons granulated garlic, 1 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika, 4…

TIPS AND TECHNIQUES

TIPS AND TECHNIQUES Cooking With Jacque Rose has 114 new cousins.  I am so excited.  As you know, I want to expand my extended family through my food blog by adding ten thousand new cousins.  When you like and follow my food blog, you become a part of my extended family. In the southern tradition,…

FROM MY KITCHEN TO YOURS

Below is an endearing gift from my kitchen to your kitchen.  Here is my simple recipe for sparkling wine grape jelly.  The ideal wine is extra dry wine with balanced sweetness with a slight hint of florals. Last but not least you can find the perfect sparkling wines that are reasonably priced. HOMEMADE GRAPE JELLY 1…